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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 XXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)09Points
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A X
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

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Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.2"9%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR42 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
32GB (21GB user free)vs+128GB (114GB user free)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
720x1520 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
271 PPIvs+515 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459INSamsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableIndia(Global, International)
India, (Global, International)
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019September, 2016
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (21GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (114GB user free)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- 19:9 display
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standbyfeature not registered18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered